July 11, 2021, 23:09 GMT
A spokesperson for the airline said the woman “attempted to open the front gate and physically assaulted, bit and injured a female flight attendant”.
Incident on a plane in the United States, recorded and published By a TikTok user, a passenger appears gagged and frozen In a plane seat.
In the video, which has garnered more than four million views, the unidentified woman can be seen sitting tape around the chest and mouth, While he was trying to shout at the passengers who passed him to get off. Similarly, paramedics and police officers are seen waiting at the entrance carrying a stretcher.
In a series of three videos, “Tiktoker” explain What happened during the flight? It is reported that about an hour after takeoff, the assistants began running frantically through the hallways, closing the bathroom doors, and hissing, without anyone knowing what was happening. Minutes later, the captain addressed the passengers asking them to stay in their seats because of the “bad situation” that was happening at the front.
Later, he says, when the plane landed, that woman’s flight attendant explained I had an obvious mental breakdownانهيار He “had a seizure” and tried to get off the plane.
The incident occurred on American Airlines Flight 1774 from Dallas (Texas) to Charlotte (North Carolina) and sparked controversy on the networks. People questioned the actions of the crew members, claiming that if the woman was actually having a nervous breakdown of some sort, Restricting her in this way could harm her even more.
One user on the social network wrote: “We shouldn’t label people with mental illness, we should have a better protocol for these things.”
For their part, other netizens said that in such a scenario, the crew would have to do whatever it takes to keep people safe.
Another user said “Brother, they literally did what they needed to for the safety of everyone on board.”
For his part, a spokesman for the airline said: Release Via an email to Business Insider, she stated that the woman “Try to open the front gate Physically assaulting, biting and injuring a flight attendant. His spokesperson also stated his support for the flight attendants, “We applaud our crew for their professionalism and swift efforts to protect those on board. “